Industry Presentations

The following sessions brought to you by industry representatives are open for all meeting registrants to attend on Wednesday or Thursday. Seating is limited and first-come, first-served.

Industry Presentations are not part of the ACHA 2023 Annual Meeting’s accredited educational activity nor eligible for CE credit. Session may contain promotion. The content and opinions expressed are those of the sponsor or presenters and not of ACHA.

Wednesday, May 31, 12:15 pm-1:15 pm

Let’s Talk Periods: How to Normalize the Conversation  

Sponsored by Pfizer in partnership with Myovant Sciences
Room: Tremont

Fear of stigmatization, the consequences of period poverty, and the impact of period and mental health issues on campus can negatively affect the college experience. Join a healthcare provider and an endometriosis patient advocate as they spotlight these challenges facing college students and discuss the importance of normalizing conversations about menstruation, explore strategies for addressing period equity, and describe when to seek help for period health issues, such as endometriosis. Lunch will be provided.

Speakers: Shanyn Toulouse, DNP, MEd, RN, NCSN, Massachusetts Director, National Association of School Nurses
Tara Mangum, Women’s Health Advocate, Newark, Delaware

Let's 'B' prepared for a meningococcal outbreak

Sponsored by GSK
Room: Boylston

We invite you to join us for a comprehensive presentation on the management of meningococcal B outbreaks, including the risks and consequences of invasive meningococcal disease, current CDC vaccination recommendations, and the economic burden of an outbreak on your campus. The presentation will also review several practical steps on how to prepare your campus for a meningococcal B outbreak. Lunch will be provided.  

Speakers: Mary S. Hayney, PharmD, MPH, FCCP, BCPS, Professor of Pharmacy, School of Pharmacy, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
Oscar Herrera-Restrepo, PhD, Director, Health Outcomes Scientist, US Medical Affairs Vaccines, GSK

Thursday, June 1, 12:15 pm-1:15 pm

The Significance of Diagnostic Testing in Women’s Health: Mycoplasma genitalium

Sponsored by Hologic, Inc.
Room: Tremont

Please join us as we discuss real-world data reflective of current clinical practices in the US for Mycoplasma genitalium. We will also address ways in which we can improve patient care through established screening guidelines. Lunch will be provided.

Speaker: Kyle Bukowski, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Planned Parenthood of Maryland
Medical degree and residency training from David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California-Los Angeles
Comprehensive Obstetrician/Gynecologist with a focus on complex family planning
Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
Additional education in Women and Gender Studies